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Table of Contents
Foreword.............................................................................................................. 09
Introduction.........................................................................................................10
Chapter 1
Oil Basics
........................... 12—25
What is crude oil?............................................................................................... 12
What is petroleum?........................................................................................... 12
How is oil formed?..............................................................................................15
Oil properties...................................................................................................... 18
Light / Heavy..........................................................................................
18
Sour / Sweet. ..........................................................................................
18
Reference crude oil............................................................................................ 19
A brief history of the industry ...................................................................... 20
Why is oil important?.......................................................................................22
How much oil does the world need?............................................................24
Chapter 2
Finding Oil (Upstream)
. ......... 26—35
A big adventure begins! .............................................................................27
So how do we find oil..................................................................................27
Upstream........................................................................................................27
Exploration.............................................................................................
28
Production..............................................................................................
30
Onshore...................................................................................................
31
Offshore
.................................................................................................. 32
Huge investments are required................................................................ 34
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